What will happen with my feedback?

Your feedback is important to us. We will use your feedback to help us make any final decisions about the upgrade.

When will the playground be finished?

The planning and construction phases of the playground is undertaken over two years.

The planning, design and consultation is undertaken this financial year (2018/19) and tender, procurement and construction of the playground will occur next financial year (2019/20).

The works are expected to be completed by the end of the 2019/20 financial year. 

What type of playground is being considered?

The location and design complexity of the playgrounds are guided by the Playground Framework which describes the level of playgrounds and types of facilities that may exist within the playground.

This reserve is a local level playground which primarily caters for people living and working within walking distance. Although these spaces are less developed, they still provide high value play opportunities as well as contribute to environmental value through urban heat mitigation, contributing to biodiversity, and improving air quality.

Will there be shade, a barbecue and toilet included in the reserve?

As a local level reserve, the provision of a shade sail, barbecue and toilet is not able to be provided as the reserve primarily caters for people living within walking distance from homes and for shorter stays.

The closest park with these facilities is Heron Way Reserve, Hallett Cove.

Will fencing be placed around the boundary of the playground or reserve?

Additional fencing has not been included in the draft concept designs as an analysis of the reserves and nearby road networks suggests that it is unnecessary. 

Council aims to provide open spaces that are inviting and where possible prefers the use of natural features as barriers such as garden beds and trees.

Can I walk my dog in the reserve?

Dogs are allowed in the reserve but must remain on a leash at all times.  

Temporary fencing will be erected during construction of the playground, however you will be able to walk your dog in the reserve outside of the fenced area.

Further information on dogs in parks, including maps of the designated on-leash and off-leash areas can be found here.